J.J. Abrams and Jennifer Garner are working together again to make a new . limited series for Apple
The Amy Silverstein memoir focuses on the support she got while waiting for a second life-saving heart transplant.
Their previous collaboration, the espionage thriller
Alias, ended in 2006 after five seasons, but their new project sounds like a different kettle of fish.
My Glory Was I Had Such Friends will be based on Amy Silverstein's memoir about her friends' support as she awaited a second life-saving heart transplant, with Garner in the lead role.
It'll be produced by Abrams' Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with Silverstein, Abrams and Ben Stephenson as executive producers,
according to Entertainment Weekly.
Karen Croner will be writer and executive producer, having written
The Tribes of Palos Verdes (in which Garner starred) last year.
It'll be the second piece of
Abrams is involved with. He's also Apple original programming the dramedy series Little Voice. executive-producing
Alias, which started in 2001, made Garner a star and led directly to Abrams directing
(his feature directorial debut) after franchise star Mission Impossible III Tom Cruise binge-watched the first two seasons.
Garner was most recently seen in
Camping, an HBO comedy series, while Abrams is . directing Star Wars: Episode IX
Neither Apple, Abrams nor Garner immediately responded to requests for comment.
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